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Councillor David Mellen completes his Big Reading Challenge

Councillor David Mellen completes his Big Reading Challenge

Councillor David Mellen, Portfolio Holder for Early Intervention and Early Years at Nottingham City Council, has completed his Big Reading Challenge – smashing his target of reading to more than 5,000 children in 50 days. Since 28 January, Cllr Mellen has read to children in schools, libraries, theatres, bookshops, taxis and the main city council […]

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Council’s message of solidarity and reassurance following Christchurch attacks

Council’s message of solidarity and reassurance following Christchurch attacks

A message of reassurance and solidarity with Nottingham’s Muslim community has been issued by the City Council following the terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Councillor Toby Neal, the Council’s Portfolio Holder for Community Protection, said: “These horrific attacks have outraged people in Nottingham and across the world. They are a crime […]

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Proposed new partnership agreement for the management of Nottingham’s council houses.

Proposed new partnership agreement for the management of Nottingham’s council houses.

A new proposed partnership agreement between Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes (NCH) will be discussed at the council’s Executive Board on 19 March, which intends to continue to put tenants fully at the heart of services. The city’s housing stock has been managed on behalf of the council by NCH since 2005. NCH […]

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City Council to consult on relocating day service for the elderly

City Council to consult on relocating day service for the elderly

Nottingham City Council is to consult with citizens over plans to relocate its Marcus Garvey Day Service. The culturally-specific service in Lenton Boulevard is provided by the council as a day care facility for older people with dementia and disabilities – primarily from the African-Caribbean community – who have activities, support and meals. The proposal […]

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Primary school head teacher praised as a ‘role model’ for pupils

Primary school head teacher praised as a ‘role model’ for pupils

A Nottingham primary school head teacher has been praised for the way she inspires pupils and teachers. Ofsted inspectors said Rebecca Edge is an excellent role model for everyone at Blue Bell Hill Primary and Nursery School. Following an inspection visit in February, the education watchdog highlighted the way the head has managed an increase […]

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Statement on New Zealand terror attacks

Statement on New Zealand terror attacks

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has strongly condemned the attacks in New Zealand and urged people to remain united within Nottingham’s communities. Councillor Jon Collins said: “These horrific attacks overnight were an act of terrorism which deliberately targeted the Muslim community. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of all those affected. “We […]

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Restoration work to be carried out on Carrington Street and Station Street’s historic buildings thanks to Heritage Scheme

Restoration work to be carried out on Carrington Street and Station Street’s historic buildings thanks to Heritage Scheme

A grant has been awarded as part of the City Council’s Townscape Heritage Scheme to repair and restore key elements of two historic buildings on Station Street and Carrington Street. Funding has been awarded for the former Police Station on 3-9 Station Street and The Gresham Hotel on Carrington Street. Funding will go towards repairs […]

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Outstanding nursery school praised for ‘inspiring awe and wonder’

Outstanding nursery school praised for ‘inspiring awe and wonder’

Nottingham Nursery School has been praised for the way it inspires ‘awe and wonder’ among children. Ofsted inspectors said the nursery in Radford fosters curiosity, celebrates inclusivity and nurtures children. They have awarded it the highest ‘Outstanding’ judgment. Following an inspection visit in February, the education watchdog said the school’s vision was to ‘give children […]

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